COVID19 Response Officer

Closing date for entries: 18th Aug 2020

Salary: £17,676.75 FTE - £7,070.70 PRO RATA ACTUAL per annum

Job Type: This is a Fixed Term Contract for 6 months

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About the role

Purpose of the role:


  • Based in the Business Development Team, respond to the additional needs COVID19 has brought to members and service users that are outside of Equal Lives existing services
  • Identify COVID related barriers of disabled people to independent living through research
  • Build and maintain relationships with members
  • Engage in two-way communication with members to ensure the organisation remains ‘user-led’

General Tasks

  • Working within Equal Lives’ policies and procedures at all times
  • Working closely with colleagues to ensure that Equal Lives’ services are of the highest possible standards
  • Empowering service users and undertaking all duties guided by independent living philosophy and social model of disability
  • Taking part in supervision, team and other meetings as required
  • Participating in open days, conferences and other events as required
  • Providing cover for colleagues and undertaking other appropriate duties as required

About Us

Equal Lives is a user led disabled people’s organisation that is dedicated to making our voice heard. We support people in empowering themselves to live independent and fulfilled lives, providing them with the tools and services they need to do this.

Equal Lives is committed to ensuring its workforce fairly reflects our diverse population and welcomes applications from all qualified and eligible candidates.
Appointment will be based solely on merit and under-represented groups are encouraged to apply

How to Apply

Applications should be sent via email to Kimberly Myhill, Senior Development Officer on –

Should you require an adjustment in order to complete the application please email Kimberly Myhill on the above email address or call 01508 491 210.

If you are disabled or a care leaver and you meet the minimum criteria, you are guaranteed an interview.


Please download an application pack.

Please quote job reference C19RO1 on all correspondence.